Design

Meet the world’s first human cyborg with the ability to hear colours

4 February 2016

With an antenna implanted in his skull, Neil Harbisson is being officially recognised as a cyborg. As the first person in the world with this type of implant, Harbisson is…

Since 2004, international media has described him as the world’s first cyborg or the world’s first cyborg artist, for expressing himself artistically through a new sense created by the permanent union between cybernetics and his brain. In 2010, he co-founded the Cyborg Foundation, an international organisation that helps humans become cyborgs and promotes cyborgism as an art movement. Don’t miss his speech at the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair!

Place: Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, Stockholm, Sweden
Date:
February 10th, 2016
Time:
4:30 pm

Awards ceremony for young design talents

In association with this, an awards ceremony for the prestigious colour competition Prisad Färg will be held. The competition is founded by The Swedish Colour Centre Foundation to encourage students and professionals within design, architecture, visual communication and art. The jury consists of a number of well-known names, such as:

  • Bea Szenfeld, Designer, Bea Szenfeld Design
  • Ewa Kumlin, CEO, Svensk Form
  • Rahel Belatchew Lerdell, Architect, Belatchew Arkitekter AB
  • Svante Öquist, Editor in Chief, Elle Decoration

To promote young design talents, NCS Colour supports Prisad Färg as part of raising the awareness of colour in design. Don’t miss the award ceremony at 5:15 pm.

For info and tickets: stockholmfurniturelightfair.se

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